Interview

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Speakeasy with Awkwafina, Ronny Chieng, and Nico Santos

The cast of “Crazy Rich Asians” open up about what it means to take part in a film depicting Asian people and culture

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‘Captive’ star David Oyelowo’s daunting task

It has been over ten years since Brian Nichols besieged Atlanta on the morning of March 11, 2005. On trial for rape, Nichols escaped custody leaving court guard Cynthia Hall…

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ATLFF: Catching up with Lanre Olabisi

In his latest film, Somewhere in the Middle, writer and director Lanre Olabisi points his lens at a relationship and reveals the truth has more facets than it seems. The…

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Jada Pinkett Smith on female empowerment and ‘Magic Mike XXL’

It is not unusual for actress Jada Pinkett Smith to play strong female characters. She’s been at it for more than 20 years. Starting her career in guest roles on…

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Taraji P. Henson talks No Good Deed

Few actors have an impressive streak like Taraji P. Henson. She has done more than 20 films, working with everyone from John Singleton to Brad Pitt. She has several stints…

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Decatur’s Omari Hardwick and Naturi Naughton reflect on ‘Power’

Omari Hardwick isn’t a household name yet, but he’s working on it. The local born actor has been in the business since 2001, but the movie roles were small and…

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Speakeasy with … ‘The Walking Dead’ IronE Singleton

IronE Singleton’s bio reads like it was scripted for a movie. Born and raised in the Perry Homes housing projects in Southwest Atlanta, his mother was a drug addict, his…

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Speakeasy with: John Boyega

In the film Attack The Block, a young gang of unlikely thugs stumble onto an alien invasion taking place on their home turf in South London. After the group’s leader,…

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